Dowagiac in Cass County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Willis M. Farr
The property at Division and Main streets was given to the City of Dowagiac by Mr. Farr. He also spearheaded the drive to erect the Cass County Soldiers and Sailors Monument, located on Main Street. As a tribute to Mr. Farr, City Council on September 2, 1919, renamed the former Fountain Park to Farr Park in his honor.
Location. 41° 59.017′ N, 86° 6.851′ W. Marker is in Dowagiac, Michigan, in Cass County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 62 east of Parsonage Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the west end of Farr Park. Marker is in this post office area: Dowagiac MI 49047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dowagiac World War II - Korean Conflict - Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Michigan Infantry Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Church / Episcopal Church Dowagiac Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dowagiac World War I Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Indian Lake Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); First Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dowagiac.
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